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Provincial Highway 8 and 14A (14Jia) Traffic Control Information for December 2021.

  • Updated:2021-12-22
  • HitCount:34

Road Open/Road Construction Traffic Control.

The Fourth Maintenance Office of the Directorate General of Highways, MOTC (Taroko Works Division) is responsible for the maintenance of road safety within Taroko National Park. There will be roadwork between 32.7 km – 41.5 km on Provincial Highway 14A (14Jia) and 110.2 km – 184.5 km on Provincial Highway 8 (Dayuling – Taroko) from December 1, 2021 – December 31, 2021.

Specifically:

 

1. Provincial Highway 14A (14Jia) at 32 km + 990 m – 37 km + 000 m (Songxue Lodge – Xiaofengkou Section) for the Road Repair Construction Work

Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm

Control Period: December 1, 2021– December 31, 2021

Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on checking work

Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic.

 

2. Provincial Highway 8 at 117 km+450 (Kuayuan section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work

Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm

Control Period: December 28, 2021– December 30, 2021

Passage Time: Every 1 hour on the hour for 10 minutes (e.g. 08:00 – 08:10, 09:00 – 09:10, 10:00 – 10:10 etc.)

Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic.

 

3. Provincial Highway 8 at 141 km + 300 m (Xinbaiyang Section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work

Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm

Control Period: December 6, 2021– December 31, 2021

Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on checking work

Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic.

 

4. Provincial Highway 8 at 161k+200 (Xibao section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work

Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm

Control Period: December 1, 2021– December 31, 2021

Passage Time: Every 1 hour on the hour for 10 minutes (e.g. 08:00 – 08:10, 09:00 – 09:10, 10:00 – 10:10 etc.)

Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic.

 

5. Provincial Highway 8 at 171 km + 100 m (Cimu Bridge Section) for the Steel Railing Repair Work

Control Period: December 22 – December 31, 2021

Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on checking work

Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic.

 

6. Provincial Highway 8 at 180 km + 500 m (Ning’an Bridge Section) for the Slope Stabilization Construction Work

Traffic Control Time: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm

Control Period: December 15, 2021– December 31, 2021

Passage Time: Not predetermined - accessibility depends on checking work

Open one direction of traffic once at a time for both direction traffic.

 

Note: Traffic controls for all the above construction sites do not apply on weekends and public holidays.

 

Visitors who are planning to visit Taroko Gorge (the 19 km section between Taroko – Tianxiang) will be affected by #5-6 of the above list (for both directions). Visitors who are heading to Taichung or Puli, Nantou from Taroko National Park Headquarters via Provincial Highway 8 & 14A (14Jia) will be affected by #1-6 of the above list (for both directions).

The Directorate General of Highways urges drivers that, after a week after earthquake or heavy rain, roads in mountain areas are prone to rockfall and that it is advisable to avoid driving on these roads. Please remember to check the Provincial Highway real-time road condition bulletin, listen to police traffic road broadcasts, pay attention to road traffic related information, and plan your itinerary ahead of your trip. The Highway General Administration wishes you a safe journey.

 

News Issued by The Fourth Maintenance Office of the Directorate General of Highways, MOTC

News Posted by Taroko National Park

Updated date: December 22, 2021